Morris Council III is a native of Decatur, GA with a passion for social justice and equitable educational practices. He earned his B.S in Education and M.Ed. in Curriculum and Teacher Leadership both from Miami University and completed his Ph.D. in Special Education from The Ohio State University. Currently, Dr. Council serves as an assistant professor at the University of West Georgia in the department of Literacy and Special Education. His research interests include academic and social interventions for learners considered at-risk for academic failure and/or diagnosed with high incidence disabilities. His research also explores the intersections between evidence-based intervention and sociocultural approaches to education. Mr. Council is trained in Orton-Gillingham reading instruction at the basic and advanced levels, is a certified K-12 intervention specialist, and hold a P-12 physical education teaching license. In 2015, he won the Must Read Award at the 37th Annual International Conference on Learning Disabilities, and he has received numerous scholarships, fellowships, and grants throughout his career.
Education / Degrees
- PhD, Special Education, The Ohio State University, 2016